The Kerala authorities has mentioned the prevailing category-wise exemptions and restrictions because of the unfold of COVID-19 shall proceed and that no extra relaxations could be made.
The authorities mentioned it was of this view as a result of of the directive of the Supreme Court to the State to pay heed to the precise to life of residents and the unfold of the virus.
In its order dated July 20, the State administration mentioned there could be a full lockdown on July 24 and July 25 with the identical tips issued through the earlier section of lockdowns on weekends.
“The present categorisation of Local Self-government Institution (LSGI) regions based on the seven-day average test positivity rate (TPR) shall continue. Exemptions and restrictions already applicable to the respective category areas will continue. No additional relaxations shall be granted anywhere under any circumstances,” the order mentioned.
Collectors of districts have been advised to establish and demarcate micro-containment zones in all their jurisdictions regardless of the categorisation of the LSGI areas, and implement stringent restrictions to deliver down the brand new circumstances, it mentioned.
The Health Department has additionally been directed to conduct a mass testing marketing campaign on Friday (July 23) with three lakh exams with particular give attention to these districts the place the check positivity charge was above 10 per cent, the order learn.
“Further, the number of daily tests shall also be enhanced immediately to the peak testing capacity for the effective containment of the pandemic,” it mentioned.
On Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan mentioned the COVID-19 restrictions already in place would proceed for an additional week as the typical check optimistic charge was nonetheless above 10 per cent.
The Supreme Court had termed as wholly uncalled for the Left authorities’s leisure of lockdown forward of the Bakrid competition.
The apex courtroom had warned the federal government of motion if the curbs had been eased because it may worsen the COVID state of affairs.